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Bachelor's Degree in Church Planting

Ever wonder how a church begins? How a church is planted in new areas, neighborhoods, and cities? How God’s Word reaches distant lands to further His kingdom, building congregations of local churches? If so, your future – your calling – just might be in Church Planting.

Obtain the skills you need to pursue this mission field with the church planting program at University of the Cumberlands.

Let our experienced ministers and accomplished scholars guide you in the development of the skills you need to minister for Christ in the 21st century. You’ll gain the strategies, tactics, and real-world skills you need to serve in the U.S. and around the world in fields of church planting, evangelism, and discipleship.

Whether you pursue a seminary degree immediately after completing your program or move directly into ministry, your church planting degree will prepare you to take your place in Christian service.


You can join the ranks of UC graduates around the world who serve in Christian missions and ministry. Take the Gospel to people who have never heard it or stay closer to home, helping the local church as a pastor, youth minister, worship leader, or in some other capacity.

From the local church to organizations as large as Fellowship of Christian Athletes to denominational agencies like the Kentucky Baptist Convention, serving God might take you anywhere. The key is to be ready.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

Through your church planting education, you’ll be prepared to follow God's call, wherever it takes you! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more! Fill out the form on this page for more information.

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.